What we do

Aspire is an award-winning not-for-profit organisation based in Chester-le-Street. We deliver high-quality learning, support and wellbeing services at our women-only centre and to mixed audiences in communities and organisations across the North East.


Learning and support services for women

Our women-only centre is a welcoming and friendly place to learn, socialise and gain confidence. At our Chester-le-Street centre we offer the following:

• Free and low cost courses with start dates throughout the year
• Friendly support groups and services always ready to welcome new faces
• Opportunities for you and your family to improve your health and wellbeing
• An on-site crèche to help with childcare while you learn


External training and qualifications

Our staff are experienced in delivering bespoke learning and training to mixed audiences across a wide range of sectors and organisations. Find out what we can do for you.


Get involved!

From fundraising and events to a wide range of volunteering opportunities, there are lots of ways to get involved at Aspire.